Hishima Station

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Hishima Station
Hishima Station
Prefecture Fukui
(See other stations in Fukui)
City Katsuyama
Neighborhood Hishima, Onwa-chō
Postal code 910-1303
Address in Japanese 福井県勝山市遅羽町比島
Opened 1931
Rail services
Operator(s) Echizen Railway
Line(s) Katsuyama Eiheiji Line
Bus There is a bus stop near this station

Hishima Station (比島駅 Hishima-eki?) is an Echizen Railway Katsuyama Eiheiji Line railway station located in Katsuyama, Fukui Prefecture, Japan.


Only local trains serve Hishima Station. One track serves a single platform, and the station is unstaffed.

Surrounding area[edit]

  • The station is in the middle of a small residential area. The Hishima Citizens' Hall is 100 meters south.
  • The Kuzuryū River and Fukui Prefectural Route 168 pass to the north.


  • May 1, 1931: Station opens.
  • June 25, 2001: Operations halted due to accident on the Echizen Main Line.
  • October 19, 2003: Station reopens as an Echizen Railway station.

Adjacent stations[edit]

Coordinates: 36°03′58″N 136°29′01″E / 36.066002°N 136.48358°E / 36.066002; 136.48358